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Rename a file or folder in File Manager – cPanel

Learn How to Rename a File or a Folder in File Manager – cPanel. You can accessviewmodifyadddelete, copy files, and much more from your account. cPanel organizes all the files in your account into folders. Use the File Manager interface to manage and edit your files.


Video tutorial – Rename a file or folder in File Manager – cPanel


Step-by-step tutorial – Rename a file or folder in File Manager – cPanel

  1. Login to cPanel.

    Tutorial: login from the Client Area or the direct link.

    Find Files section and click the File Manager link.

    Extilum cPanel - File Manager - Rename a File or a Folder

  2. Rename a File or a Folder

    Locate the file or folder you want to rename.
    Right-click on the item you want to rename and select the Rename option.
    or
    Select the Rename link in the Task Bar Menu.

    Extilum cPanel - File Manager - Rename a File or a Folder

  3. The Rename Window

    The Rename Window Opens.
    New file/folder name:
    Type in the file or folder’s new name.

    Click the Rename File/folder button.

    Extilum cPanel - File Manager - Rename a File or a Folder

  4. You will see the newly renamed file or folder within your cPanel file structure view.

    You cannot rename a file/folder to match another file/folder name within the same directory/location.

    Extilum cPanel - File Manager - Rename a File or a Folder

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